Description and conversion results of color Light Blue

It is a bright pastel cyan color having an approximate luminance of 84%. It has a hue value of 195° indicating that this is a cold color.

Some of the most similar colors to this color are Non-photo Blue, Columbia Blue, Crystal, Powder Blue, Uranian Blue, Blizzard Blue, Light Cornflower Blue, Beau Blue, Pale Aqua and Sky Blue. A little below you will find the most similar RAL, Pantone and Sherwin-Williams colors too.

Conversion results

The following list contains the conversion results of color Light Blue to RGB, hexadecimal, HSL, HSV, Lab and XYZ colorspaces: each format represents the same color.

rgb(173, 216, 230)
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hsl(194.7, 53.3%, 79%)
hsv(194.7, 24.8%, 90.2%)
lab(83.8, -10.9, -11.5)
xyz(56.1, 63.7, 84.2)

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Similar RAL, Pantone and Sherwin-Williams colors

The most important note: in real life paints might have a different shade compared to as they appear on your display. You shall always consult and double-check colors with a professional paint provider before you order.

The following list contains the nearest matching standard colors. The left hexagon is the reference, the right one is the matched color. For each color there is a link to our partner MyPerfectColor.com, where you can buy paints of the corresponding colors.

Pantone 9442 U
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Pantone 7457 C
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Pantone 13-4409 TPG
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RAL D2 230 80 20
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RAL D2 230 80 15
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RAL D2 220 80 15
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Sherwin-Williams 6800
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Sherwin-Williams 6793
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Sherwin-Williams 6779
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Tints, shades and tones

Tints, shades and tones are generated from the base color by adding white, black and gray paint to it respectively. The process results a harmonic color scale.

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Tints

These are the color variants which are generated by adding white color to the base Light Blue color. This process results a scale from a bright pastel cyan color to white. The coldness of the color remains the same as it gets brigther and brighter.

This color scale contains similar colors to Columbia Blue, Beau Blue, Pale Aqua, Azure (X11/web Color), Alice Blue, Mint Cream, Cultured and White.

Shades

These are the color variants which are generated by adding black color to the base Light Blue color. This process results a scale from a bright pastel cyan color to black. The coldness of the color remains the same as it gets darker and darker.

This color scale contains similar colors to Pewter Blue, Cadet Grey, Air Superiority Blue, Cadet Blue, Cadet, Deep Space Sparkle, Payne's Grey, Dark Electric Blue, Charcoal, Outer Space (Crayola), Onyx, Gunmetal, Eerie Black, Charleston Green, Dark Jungle Green and Raisin Black.

Tones

These are the color variants which are generated by adding gray color to the base Light Blue color. This process results a scale from a bright pastel cyan color to gray. The coldness of the color remains the same as it gets grayer and grayer.

This color scale contains similar colors to Columbia Blue, Pale Aqua, Beau Blue, Light Gray, Gainsboro, Silver Sand and Silver.

Color schemes and palettes

Color schemes represent a set of colors creating a harmonic and aesthetic feeling. Color schemes are generated by choosing colors around the color wheel.

We can talk about monochromatic, complementary, triadic and tetradic color schemes, choosing one, two, three or four colors around the color wheel respectively. In the following tables these color schemes are present.

Monochromatic

The monochromatic scale is generated by choosing colors on the color wheel near to the base color. As the colors of the monochromatic scale are close to each other, they create a harmonic feeling.

This color scale contains cold colors. There are variants of green, cyan, azure and blue colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to English Green, Brunswick Green, Cambridge Blue, Green Sheen, Dark Slate Gray, Deep Jungle Green, Opal, Midnight Green (Eagle Green), Pewter Blue, Dark Sky Blue, Charcoal, Indigo Dye, Cadet Grey, Independence, Purple Navy, Wild Blue Yonder and Blue Bell.

Complementary

The complementary scale is generated by choosing the color on the opposite side on the color wheel relative to the base color. This results in slight vibrating tension between the complementary colors.

This color scale contains cold and warm colors. There are variants of cyan and orange colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Midnight Green (Eagle Green), Charcoal, Steel Teal, Blue (Munsell), Non-photo Blue, Dark Liver (horses), Old Burgundy, Beaver, Burnished Brown, Unbleached Silk and Desert Sand.

Triadic

The triadic scale is generated by choosing two colors on the color wheel relative to the base color. This combines the slight vibrating tension and the harmonic feeling between the triadic colors.

This color scale contains cold and warm colors. There are variants of cyan, azure, yellow and rose colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Midnight Green (Eagle Green), Dark Slate Gray, Pewter Blue, Dark Sky Blue, Rifle Green, Olive Drab 7, Sage, Sand, Eggplant, Dark Byzantium, Lilac Luster and Heliotrope Gray.

Tetradic

The tetradic scale is generated by choosing three colors on the color wheel relative to the base color. This combination covers the whole color wheel containing both the complementary and harmonic colors of the base color.

This color scale contains cold and warm colors. There are variants of cyan, azure, violet, orange and green colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Midnight Green (Eagle Green), Dark Slate Gray, Pewter Blue, Dark Sky Blue, English Violet, Dark Byzantium, Lilac Luster, Rose Quartz, Dark Liver (horses), Liver, Tuscany, Silver Pink, Kombu Green, Rifle Green, Laurel Green and Cambridge Blue.

If you want to have a more detailed control of the colors in the schemes, have a look at the Spektran application too!

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